Encouragement


22
Jun 2018
Esme Schmitt Ministries

Are you living with lots of stress?  Are you experiencing stress in the depth of your soul?  Are you wondering:  “How can I remove stress from my life?”  In this blog, I want to discuss one simple answer to that question.  In fact it is probably so simple that you will say, “No, there has to be more to it than this!” The cry for rest! When you are experiencing stress, the greatest cry is normally for rest.  You start to dream about that island holiday and think, “If I can only......

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11
May 2018
Find a safe place in God

I am not the kind of person that easily builds up offense against people.  In fact, I thought I was offense-free.  That was (ha ha) until, quite recently, when God highlighted Psalm 33:8 to me and asked me this question:  ‘Esmé, do you truly trust me?  My first response was ‘yes of course’, as is always the response when God asks a silly question like that!  “Of course I trust you God!  I find a safe place in God…always”  But then I paused for a while to think…experience has told me that......

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04
May 2018
What is truly a safe place of refuge?

How many times have you thought one of the following in the past few months? This world is scary I don’t know how I am going to make it I feel so vulnerable right now So much can go wrong…I am actually afraid of life I need a safe place…a refuge. It’s so true that we go through different seasons in life.  There are times when you just seem to life in abundance in all areas of life – everything runs smoothly and your plans are executed perfectly.  Then comes those seasons......

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